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Signs You Need Suspension Repair

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Is your vehicle pulling to one side when driving? Not giving you a smooth ride? Could you need suspension repair?

Suspension is probably one of the last things people think to maintain in their vehicle, it’s something we take for granted and assume will always be there. But like any other aspects of your vehicle, your suspension system can wear and need replacing.

The suspension is more important than you might think! Your vehicle’s suspension connects the body of your car to the wheels, it’s responsible for taking the knocks and bumps from everyday driving.  Your suspension […]

Vehicle Maintenance – When to do what?

Vehicle Maintenance When to Do What

When it comes to vehicle maintenance, there’s a lot to consider.  Modern day vehicles are made up of hundreds of components that need maintenance to keep your vehicle safe and on the road.  If you want to keep your vehicle working at its best, you need to know what

Routine vehicle maintenance can help with performance, save you money on expensive repairs and cut fuel costs too.  If you’re aware of what needs doing and when, you can make informed decisions to looking after your vehicle.

With this maintenance checklist you can decide when to bring your vehicle […]

Does my Brake Fluid Need Replacing?

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Does Brake Fluid Need Replacing?

Wondering whether you need to replace your brake fluid? How often should brake fluid be changed? Is it worth it?

When it comes to maintaining our brakes, we don’t often think about it until there’s a problem.  But like other vehicle fluids, brake fluid is essential to keeping your brakes working at their best.  J

Does my Brake Fluid Need Replacing?

Just like your engine fluid needs replacing to keep your engine in top condition, the same goes for your brakes.

Over time brake fluid can become contaminated and less effective, affecting our ability to stop […]

Tips to Increase Fuel Economy in Cold Weather

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Increase Fuel Economy in Winter

Cold weather can have an affect on our vehicles in a number of ways, one of which is our fuel economy.  Some studies have shown that vehicles can lose as much as a third of their fuel economy over winter.  The colder the weather gets, the more affect it can have on the amount of fuel we use.

 

These days everyone is looking for ways they can make their money stretch further, so with that said, here are some ways that you can increase fuel economy in cold weather.

 

How to Increase Fuel Economy in Winter